The NBA is well underway and so are the dunks. Already, the world's best ballers have shown why they deserve the extra seven percent of basketball related income (outlined in the new collective bargaining agreement). Something is excited in everyone when players such as Blake Griffin and Dwight Howard dance through the air, reach their destination in form and finally stuff Wilson into the net for two points.
What separates some dunks from the rest? Although subjective, there are universal things that we basketball enthusiasts look for. The slideshow ahead features the best dunks of the NBA so far and shows why some dunks transcend just plain scoring and reach a level of artistic beauty.